File suffix association - how does it work on a mac?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by marciohumpris, Apr 10, 2011.

  1. marciohumpris macrumors member

    Jan 11, 2011
    where on the mac can I see all file associations and which programs they execute?

    I know I can do this on a per program basis, getting program's properties. But where on the global level I can see all sufixes and their associations (program types)?

  2. Ccrew macrumors 68020

    Feb 28, 2011
    The Launch Services Database file, which is where all of the information for all known applications and the types of documents they can handle is stored, is located in the following location:

    Snow Leopard:


    Here's a good article about defaults:,00.shtml
  3. marciohumpris thread starter macrumors member

    Jan 11, 2011
    Wow, thanks... is there a way to graphically adjust it...?

Share This Page